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  • Starbucks US sales rise with help of revamped food Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 4:26 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Starbucks said Thursday its revamped breakfast sandwiches and other food offerings helped boost sales at its U.S. cafes. In a conference call with analysts, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said food has become a strength and drives traffic to cafes, and that the company was just getting started in its efforts in improving its lineup.

  • May 8- John Malone's Liberty Global Plc and Discovery Communications Inc said they would jointly buy UK- based All3Media, producer of hit TV shows such as "Skins" and "Midsomer Murders", for about $300 million.

  • Starbooze? Cramer likes Starbucks' new menu Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 1:36 PM ET

    Starbucks' move into alcohol sales and specialized stores is part of its effort to cover a larger market, both the day crowd and the evening crowd.

  • Cramer: Shorting Oprah a bad bet     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 9:17 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses plans for Starbucks to launch "Oprah Chai," a tea-based drink developed by Oprah Winfrey. The drink will be sold at Starbucks and Teavana stores.

  • Starbucks bets on 'Oprah effect' for tea business Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 4:07 PM ET
    Howard Schultz, left, chairman and CEO of Starbucks Coffee Company, clinks tea cups with Oprah Winfrey, right, to announce their partnership to offer Teavana Oprah Chai tea, Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Starbucks' annual shareholders meeting in Seattle.

    Oprah Winfrey unveiled her new chai tea drink. The beverage will be sold at Starbucks and Teavana, which was recently bought by the coffee company.

  • CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 5- Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will address this year's crop of Harvard University graduates at their May 29 commencement, the Ivy League university said on Wednesday.

  • CNBC 25 faceoff: Oprah Winfrey vs. Martha Stewart Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 3:26 PM ET
    Oprah Winfrey and Martha Stewart

    Cast your vote to decide who has had a bigger influence on business in the past quarter century.

  • CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Robert Frank take a look at two branding icons, business baroness Martha Stewart and media mogul Oprah Winfrey.

  • 'Loeb effect' buoys social media site for investors Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 5:48 PM ET

    BOSTON/ NEW YORK, Feb 6- In the past, billionaire investor Daniel Loeb would often wait for an industry conference before revealing his investment ideas. Such announcements-- including Loeb's bet on Dow Chemicals and Kyle Bass' bet on General Motors-- often lead to big swings in share prices as other investors pile on.

  • Forget home flipping, billionaires flip superjets Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 11:06 AM ET
    Gulfstream G650

    While most of the private jet market is weak, some owners of Gulfstream's top-of-the-line G650 are “flipping” the planes for big profits.

  • Fall auction preview     Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 2:42 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan looks at a few "knick knacks" Oprah Winfrey auctioned for her charity, which brought in more than $600,000. Robert Frank reports on some of the most expensive items up for auction this Fall season.

  • Oprah Winfrey sent out a tweet Monday in which she gushed about her love for Microsoft's Surface tablet. Just one teensy problem: It was from her iPad.

  • Benefits can flow both ways at celeb charity galas Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 10:19 AM ET

    LOS ANGELES-- The Beverly Hilton's International Ballroom will soon be filled with flowers, chiffon, fine china and crystal stemware for a starry black-tie ball costing couples as much as $20,000 to attend.

  • Daytime TV’s Empty Throne After ‘Oprah’ Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 11:22 AM ET

    In the year since Oprah Winfrey’s show ended, afternoon TV ratings reports have been rattled, demonstrating that audiences disperse when their favorite shows do the same — a classic case of media fragmentation.

  • America’s Best Dressed CEOs Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 3:45 PM ET
    When Dress For Success came out in 1975, it set rigid rules for executive attire: The “proper” colors for a suit were blue, gray and beige; the most “authoritative” suit was a dark pinstripe; and the “most acceptable” dress shirt was white or solid colors. (No dresses here; The Women’s Dress For Success Book didn’t come out until 1977.)Today, there are no rules, other than being put-together from head to toe, no detail spared. The proper colors are ones that work with your coloring, the most aut

    These days there are no dress-for-success rules, other than being put-together from head to toe, no detail spared. Here are the CEOs who have it down pat.

  • Discovery's Oprah Effect?     Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | 10:15 AM ET

    Discovery Communications reported a lower quarterly profit as costs and expenses rose nearly 49%. The media company was hurt by losses at the Oprah Winfrey Network. David Joyce, senior analyst at Miller Tabak, offers insight.

  • Market Concerns, Apple & Winfrey's 'OWN'     Monday, 7 May 2012 | 1:49 PM ET

    Discussing today's major headlines, including Apple reportedly launching a cheaper MacBook for $799 this year and whether Oprah Winfrey's network "OWN" is facing its final chapter, with CNBC's Jane Wells, John Carney, Sue Herera and Tyler Mathisen.

  • 'Pink Slime' Shuts Beef Company     Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 7:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman reports the GSA chief resigned amid reports of excessive spending; AFA Foods files for bankruptcy after "pink slime" outcry; and talk show queen, Oprah Winfrey admits she's made plenty of mistakes with her own network.

  • Cable Divas Face Challenges     Wednesday, 4 Jan 2012 | 1:55 PM ET

    Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia stock dipped more than 4% earlier today on reports that Martha Stewart's flagship show on Hallmark Channel will end this year. And she's not alone, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Oprah Winfrey

    The ratings are finally in for “Oprah’s Next Chapter,” the media queen’s new show on OWN and the Sunday night premiere drew 1.1 million viewers.